Passed | | Musical, Romance, Comedy
Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents.
This project was initiated by Esther Williams as a vehicle for herself, combining swimming sequences with the satiric yet earnest pro-health-related aspects of the plot. However, while Williams was at work on Easy to Love (1953), producer Joe Pasternak usurped the project, which he refashioned as a vehicle for Jane Powell. In later years, Williams revealed that this was one of the reasons she decided to leave MGM.
Grandpa Ulysses Mulvain:
According to the stars you're 15 minutes late!
When Johnny offers Athena a lift back to her family's store rather than having her walk back, lack of shadows indicates it right around noon - yet it dark when they finally arrive at store, meaning the car ride has taken six or seven hours.